"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
After two hours of talks, the answer was ‘no’, French fishermen can not have bigger than negotiated quotas. The European Commission has again
Brussels would like EU to consider a more liberal system to encourage sustainable fishing. Instead of annual catch allowances for each country’s
French fishermen are set to continue their blockade of Channel ports for a third successive day.
However, the action is being suspended at Calais
Europe’s tuna fishermen are having new restrictions imposed on their catches just as they put to sea for the 2009 season.
In order to protect
Brussels is proposing to lift European aquaculture out of stagnation, through more investment and research. The fisheries authorities say fish
The European Court of Justice has ruled that drift nets used by French fishermen to catch tuna are illegal.
Drift nets were banned in 2002 and the
So-called cartilaginous fish, such as sharks and rays, with their gristly, rubbery flesh, are increasingly under threat from fishermen around the
Can marine research help prospects for fishing in the future? Europe continues to look for ways to adapt.
There is to be a 30 per cent increase in next year’s fishing quota for North Sea cod following a deal struck by EU ministers. Catches for several
European fishery chiefs are continuing their long drawn out yearly haggle over fishing quotas.
Ministers met during the night in the hope of
EU fisheries ministers have begun their annual marathon to negotiate quotas. This year’s focus is as much on wasted catch as allowable amounts
Ecologist group Greenpeace has delivered a strong message to the French Agriculture and Fisheries ministry: ‘Your management stinks.’ The medium of